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  • Routledge Revivals: David Mamet (1985)

    By Christopher Bigsby

    First published in 1985, C.W.E Bigsby examines the career and work of playwright David Mamet. Bigsby shows that Mamet is a fierce social critic, indicting an America corrupted at its core by myths of frontier individualism and competitive capitalism. Mamet has created plays whose bleak social…

    Hardback – 2017-10-07 
    Routledge

  • Messerschmidt's Character Heads

    Maddening Sculpture and the Writing of Art History

    By Michael Yonan

    This book examines a famous series of sculptures by the German artist Franz Xaver Messerschmidt (1736–1783) known as his "Character Heads." These are busts of human heads, highly unconventional for their time, representing strange, often inexplicable facial expressions. Scholars have struggled to…

    Hardback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge
    Studies in Art Historiography

  • Byron, Sully, and the Power of Portraiture

    By John Clubbe

    First published in 2005. Since the early nineteenth century, Byron, the man and his image, have captured the hearts and minds of untold legions of people of all political and social stripes in Britain, Europe, America, and around the world. This book focuses on the history and cultural significance…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Lord Byron

  • Towards Tate Modern

    Public Policy, Private Vision

    By Caroline Donnellan

    This interdisciplinary book examines how Tate Modern transformed itself into the highly successful gallery it is today. Donnellan argues that, faced with the prospect of convincing a sceptical public, Tate Modern set about establishing its own vision of art, its own vision of a public, and its own…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge

  • Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt

    Image and Ideology before the New Kingdom

    By Laurel Bestock

    Violence and Power in Ancient Egypt examines the use of Egyptian pictures of violence prior to the New Kingdom. Starting with the assertion that making and displaying such images served as a tactic of power, related to but separate from the actual practice of violence, the book explores the…

    Hardback – 2017-10-05 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Egyptology

  • Game Programming for Artists

    By Jarryd Huntley, Hanna Brady

    Game Programming for Artists provides a foundation for artists and other creatives to jumpstart learning to program their own games. It is an accessible, conversational and practical guide focused on three areas: programming, understanding game engines and recipes for commonly employed game systems…

    Paperback – 2017-10-05 
    A K Peters/CRC Press

  • Acting: The Basics

    2nd Edition

    By Bella Merlin

    Now in a vibrantly revised second editon, Acting: The Basics remains a practical and theoretical guide to the world of the professional actor, which skilfully combines ideas from a range of practitioners and linking the academy to the industry. Retaining a balance between acting history, a…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    The Basics

  • Made in the Low Countries

    Studies in Popular Music

    Edited by Lutgard Mutsaers, Gert Keunen

    Made in the Low Countries: Studies in Popular Music serves as a comprehensive and thorough introduction to the history, sociology, and musicology of twentieth and twenty-first century popular music of the Dutch-speaking region comprising the Netherlands and Flanders as a region of federal Belgium.…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Popular Music Series

  • Aerial Dance

    A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness

    By Jenefer Davies

    Aerial Dance: A Guide to Dance with Rope and Harness provides an introduction for the beginning aerialist that covers rigging, equipment, advice on optimal conditioning, and a step-by-step guide to technique, including anatomical references, space and time considerations, and elements of force when…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Focal Press

  • Digital Ultraviolet and Infrared Photography

    By Adrian Davies

    Digital Ultraviolet and Infrared Photography discusses the growing number of applications of ultraviolet and infrared photography. Scientific and technical photographers, such as those engaged in scientific, medical, forensic, and landscape and wildlife photography routinely use ultraviolet and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-04 
    Focal Press
    Applications in Scientific Photography

  • Rhythms of Revolt: European Traditions and Memories of Social Conflict in Oral Culture

    Edited by Éva Guillorel, David Hopkin, Will Pooley

    The culture of insurgents in early modern Europe was primarily an oral one; memories of social conflicts in the communities affected were passed on through oral forms such as songs and legends. This popular history continued to influence political choices and actions through and after the early…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge

  • Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency

    By Aidan Smith

    Gender, Heteronormativity and the American Presidency places notions of gender at the centre of its analysis of presidential campaign communications. Over the decades, an investment in gendered representations of would-be leaders has changed little, in spite of the second and third wave feminist…

    Hardback – 2017-10-04 
    Routledge
    Global Gender

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